Klingenthal-era Hess Saxophones

Post-WWII era vs. Klingenthal-era Hess saxophones: is there a difference? Almost a year ago to the day I published my first article on Hess saxophones. At the time I focused on the horns that come from West Germany, after the … Continue reading

Stencil Horns: Then & Now

It used to be that what a stencil horn was, was clearly identifiable. Vintage stencil horns: what were they? Very simply put, a stencil saxophone is a horn that was made by one of the major manufacturers for another company … Continue reading